[ hal-uh-zohn ]

  1. a white crystalline powder, C7H5Cl2NO4S, having a strong chlorinelike odor, used to disinfect water.

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  • This acid, on chlorination at low temperatures, yields p-sulphondichloraminobenzoic acid (halazone).

    Chlorination of Water | Joseph Race
  • halazone is a white crystalline solid, sparingly soluble in water and chloroform, and insoluble in petroleum.

    Chlorination of Water | Joseph Race